Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada, U-V

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by Name of Corporation, U-V


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Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
333 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL 60062-2096

Contact: Justine Wagner, Archivist
Telephone: 847-664-1529
Email: ul.archives@ul.com
Type of Business: Safety Certification
Hours of Service: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm
Conditions of Access: By Appointment

Holdings: 1893-present

Description: Holdings are comprised of employee newsletters, publications, photographs of employees, events, and safety tests; marketing materials; annual reports; artifacts; audiovisual materials; lists and directories.

Updated April 26, 2016.

 

 


 

 

United Stationers, Inc.*
2200 E. Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1267 
www.unitedstationers.com

Contact:  Archival Services Department, The History Factory
14140 Parke Long Court, Chantilly, VA 20151-1649
www.historyfactory.com
Telephone:  703.631.0500
Fax:  703.631.1124
E-Mail:  ussco@historyfactory.com
Type of Business:  Office supplies and equipment wholesaler
Hours of Service:  9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access:  Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by United Stationers.

Holdings:  1972-95
Total Volume:  45 linear feet

Description:  Holdings are comprised primarily of photographs, memorabilia, and catalogs. Also included are ledgers, publications, clippings and awards.

Updated August 18, 2003


 

UnumProvident Corporation*
One Fountain Square
Chattanooga, TN 37402
www.unum.com

Contact:  Archival Services Department, The History Factory
14140 Parke Long Court, Chantilly, VA 20151-1649
www.historyfactory.com

Telephone:  703-631-0500
Fax:  703-631-1124
E-Mail:  unumprovident@historyfactory.com
Type of Business:  Specialty Insurance Holding Company. Provider of Group Long-Term Disability Insurance, Employee Benefits, Disability Insurance and Retirement Income Products.
Hours of Service:  9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access:  Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by UnumProvident Corporation.

Holdings:  ca. 1849-present
Total Volume:  432 linear feet

Description: Holdings are comprised of records of the corporate office including executive papers, agent materials, annual reports, employee publications, sales and marketing material, strategic planning documents and more than 3,000 photographs.

Updated August 18, 2003


 

Union Electric Company
1901 Chouteau Avenue
P. O. Box 149
St. Louis, MO 63103

Contact:  Jean E. Jochum, Supervisor of Library Services
Telephone:  314-554-2913
Fax:  314-554-2336
E-Mail:  Jean_E_Jochum@ue.com
Type of Business:  Public utility, electric and natural gas
Hours of Service:  M-F 7:30am-4:00pm

Conditions of Access:  By appointment only
Holdings:  1900-present

Description: Books, periodicals, and records that deal with Union Electric Company's development and early history of St. Louis electrical development.


 

Union Pacific Railroad
1416 Dodge Street
Room 114
Omaha, NE 68179

Contact:  Donald D. Snoddy, Director
Telephone:  402-271-3305
Fax:  402-271-6460
Type of Business:  Transportation
Hours of Service:  M-F 9:00am-3:00pm

Holdings:  1862-present; bulk dates, 1910-present
Total Volume:  2,500 cubic feet

Description: Correspondence, architectural and mechanical drawings, engineering files and more than 500,000 images relating to Union Pacific, Missouri Pacific and subsidiary roads and their role in the development of transportation in the West.


 

United Federation of Teachers
260 Park Avenue South, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10010

Type of Business:  Trade association


 

United Parcel Service
55 Glenlake Parkway, NE
Atlanta, GA 30328

Contact:  Jill Swiecichowski, Archivist
Telephone:  404-828-4371
Fax: 404-828-6971
E-Mail:  jswiecichowski@ups.com
Type of Business:  Transportation
Hours of Service:  M-F 9:00am-5:00pm

Conditions of Access:  By appointment
Holdings:  1907-present
Total Volume:  200 cubic feet

Description: The archives contains office files and records of UPS founders and managers, correspondence, speeches, printed materials, audio-visual materials and publications.

Updated June 12, 2002


 

Utah International
550 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

Contact:  Karen Kiefer, Librarian
Telephone:  415-981-1515
Type of Business:  Mining, smelting, refining
Hours of Service:  M-F 7:30am-5:00pm
Conditions of Access:  Not open to the public

Description: Primarily a photographic collection of the early railroad and dam construction of Utah Construction Company in the western United States.


 

Vanguard Corporate Archive*
400 Devon Park Drive
Wayne, PA 19087

Contact: Emily R. Cottle, CA, Lead Corporate Archivist
Telephone: 610-503-6883
Type of Business: Financial

Conditions of Access: Internal use only.

Updated October 30, 2014

 


 

Verilux, Inc.
P.O. Box 2937
Stamford, CT 06906-0937

Contact:  Nicholas Harmon
Telephone:  203-921-2430
Fax:  203-921-2427
E-Mail:  verilux@aol.com
Type of Business:  Lighting


 

Volunteers of America Inc.*
1660 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3421
www.volunteersofamerica.org

Contact:  Archival Services Department, The History Factory
14140 Parke Long Court, Chantilly, VA 20151-1649
www.historyfactory.com
Telephone:  703-631-0500
Fax:  703-631-1124
E-Mail:  voa@historyfactory.com
Type of Business:  Non-profit provider of community-level human services
Hours of Service:  9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access:  Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by Volunteers of America.

Holdings:  1896-present
Total Volume:  76 linear feet

Description: Holdings are comprised of the papers of Commanders-in-Chief, including those of founders Ballington and Maud Booth, photographs, and a near-complete run of the organization’s official publication, The Volunteers’ Gazette (1896-present). Also present are minutes of governing bodies and records of the national corporation, which are largely made up of media and public relations files, personnel files and memorabilia. Contains some materials related to individual regions, regiments and posts; Los Angeles, California and Louisville, Kentucky are among the most extensively documented.

Updated August 18, 2003

 


 

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